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Jul307, 03:17 AM

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Here's a (possibly very simple) question I have:
How many photons can you fit into an arbitrary volume? Is it infinite because they are massless/volumeless particles? If that is the case can you fit an infinite amount of energy in an arbitrary space? (theoretically) Thanks Gareth 


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Jul307, 07:56 AM

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Photons are Bosons, so you could fit any number into an arbitrary volume.
Infinity is not a number. It just means that there is no upper limit. 


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